Elena Shishkina: Ukrainian representatives in Minsk do not sign Steinmeier formula, as they want to change interpretation of Minsk agreements

Deputy of the DPR’s People’s Council Elena Shishkina commented on a statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadim Pristaiko about the need to change the Steinmeier formula, which he made in an interview to “Evropeiskaya Pravda”, to the Donetsk News Agency.The deputy noted that, according to the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Kiev could not sign the text of the Steinmeier formula on September 18 due to “technical misunderstanding
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DPR delegation attends celebrations on occasion of Republic Day of South Ossetia

On September 20, the delegation of the Donetsk People’s Republic, headed by Head of State Denis Pushilin, visited the military parade of the Tskhinvali garrison on the occasion of Republic Day of South Ossetia.In his welcoming speech, the President of the Republic of South Ossetia, Anatoly Bibilov, thanked the officials and residents of the Russian Federation for their assistance in ensuring security and achieving peace. “In the most difficult
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DPR delegation partakes in discussion of cooperation development between Donetsk People’s Republic and Republic of South Ossetia

On September 19, a delegation of the Donetsk People's Republic, headed by DPR Head Denis Pushilin, took part in an expanded meeting with officials of the Republic of South Ossetia. This was reported by the press service of the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic.The DPR delegation also involved Chairman of the People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka, deputies Valery Skorokhodov and Sergey Prokopenko, and other officials. The South Ossetian party
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Oleg Onopko: Ukrainian side sabotages Minsk agreements and opposes peace

Ukrainian delegation’s refusal to sign the Steinmeier formula jeopardizes a meeting in the Normandy format. This was reported by Deputy of the DPR’s People’s Council Oleg Onopko to the Donetsk News Agency.ʺDespite a change of the president and the government, Ukraine's actions remain the same: to sign and not to implement. This was the case with the Package of Measures and we have seen the same at negotiations in Minsk today – the text of the
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Vladislav Berdichevsky: Pristayko’s statement on possible deployment of peacekeepers is provocation

Deputy of the DPR People’s Council Vladislav Berdichevsky commented for RIA Novosti Vadim Pristayko’s statement that one of Kiev’s steps to resolve the conflict in Donbass would be to deploy a UN peacekeeping mission in the region if it wasn't resolved on the basis of the Minsk agreements.“This statement is a provocation and an attempt to disrupt the implementation of the Minsk agreements. Hopes for Ukraine fulfilling its obligations arose
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Official delegation of DPR visits cycle of events within framework of working visit to Republic of South Ossetia – Alania

On September 18, an official delegation of the Donetsk People’s Republic headed by the Head of the Republic Denis Pushilin carried out a working visit to the capital of the Republic of South Osetia – Alania Vladikavkaz. The delegation included the Chairman of the DPR’s People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka, deputies of the People’s Council Valery Skorokhodov and Sergey Prokopenko.During the visit, the Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Denis
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Alexander Kamyshov: Donbass continues to insist on implementation of Minsk agreements approved by UN Security Council

The “Normandy Four” will require President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky to fulfil his earlier commitments. This was stated in a commentary for the Donetsk News Agency of deputy of the People’s DPR Council Alexander Kamyshov.“Despite the autumn exacerbation inside Ukraine's political elite, the international community and the people of Donbass will continue to demand one thing – the implementation of the Minsk agreements, which are recognized by
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Valery Skorokhodov: Kiev ditches Steinmeier’s formula, since its implementation would finally tear Donbass away from Ukraine

The statement of Ukraine's Foreign Affairs Minister Vadim Pristayko on Kiev developing its own algorithm for ending the war in Donbass – the “Zelensky formula” – was commented in an interview with the Donetsk News Agency by Valery Skorokhodov, deputy of the DPR People’s Council, parliamentary leader of the Donetsk Republic faction.“The entire Donbass faces the threat of destabilization if Ukraine decides to neglect the provisions of the Minsk
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Vladimir Bidyovka participates in extended meeting of People’s Council Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Policy

On September 16, an extended meeting of the People’s Council Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Policy with the Committee on Agriculture and Land Resources on improving tax legislation concerning issues of personal peasant farming, namely, amendments to the laws of the DPR “On tax system” and “On peasant agriculture” was held.The event was attended by the Chairman of the DPR’s People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka, representatives of the
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Vladislav Rusanov: New policymakers of Ukraine demonstrate hypocrisy and incompetence in their statements

The latest statements by Kiev politicians destroyed the hopes of the Ukrainians and clearly showed the incompetence of the new leadership and its hypocrisy. The deputy of the DPR People’s Council, Vladislav Rusanov, commented on the words of Ukraine's representative at the Minsk talks Leonid Kuchma and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadim Pristayko.“When the presidential and parliamentary elections were being held in Ukraine,
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